Winter tour of two Russian capitals


(Moscow / St.Petersburg)

 8 Days / 7 Nights

 This tour introduces you to the history, culture and major highlights of two Russia’s capitals: Moscow and St.Petersburg. Both cities are attractive for tourism all year round. However, we should like to draw customers’ attention to visiting them in autumn, winter and early spring, when sightseeing, or visiting museums and theatres can be done much easier as compared to summer. It’s also the time when tour prices are especially attractive.

The program for Moscow includes: a sightseeing tour of Moscow (the Cathedral of Saint Basil, theBolshoy theatre, the Moscow State University, tour of the Moscow metro), the tours of the Kremlin and Kolomenskoye, a circus performance. An overnight train will take tourists to St.Petersburg, the imperial capital of Russia, one of the world’s most renown architectural masterpieces. The program for St.Petersburg includes: the tour of the Hermitage museum, a trip to Pushkin (Tsarskoe selo), the tour of the Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral, the tour of the Alexander Nevsky Monastery, where tourists can see the tombs of the famous Russians such as composers (Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Borodin), and writers (Dostoevsky).

The program of the tour:

Day 1

Arrival to Moscow, transfer to the hotel, check-in, dinner at the hotel.

Day 2

Breakfast, Sightseeing tour of Moscow: Tverskaya ulitsa, (the main thoroughfare of the city), Manege Square, Red Square, Sparrow Hills (known for a fabulous view of the city), Novodevichy Convent (New Maden convent, probably the best-known cloister of Moscow, remaining virtually intact from 17 century), Christ the Saviour Cathedral (the main cathedral of Russia and the tallest Orthodox Christian church in the world) etc. Lunch. Tour of Moscow Metro.

Day 3

Breakfast, tour of the Kremlin, the historical citadel at the heart of Moscow and the seat of the Russian government, including one of the Kremlin\'s ancient cathedrals, walking tour of Kitai-gorod (the historical district of the Russian capital), dinner, evening perfomance in the world famous Moscow Circus.

Day 4

Breakfast, free time, afternoon trip to Kolomenskoye, an ancient royal summer retreat. Welcome greeting by a folklore group. The wooden churches of Kolomenskoye with their blue and golden cupolas date back to the early period of the Russian State. Among the attractions of the place is the house of the Russian Emperor Peter I, with a 600 years old oak tree planted, troika ride, Russian dinner, transfer to the railway station, overnight train to St. Petersburg

Day 5

Arrival to St.Petersburg. Sightseeing tour of the city (Nevsky prospect, the Palace Square, The Spit of the Basil’s Island, St. Isaac’s Square, Smolny Cathedral, etc.). Check-in (after the tour), free time, welcome cocktail and dinner at the hotel.

Day 6

Breakfast. Tour of the world famous Hermitage museum, former royal residence of the Russian emperors (nowadays featuring West European Arts collection, the gala and private rooms of the Winter Palace, etc.), tour of the Alexander Nevsky Monastery with the necropolis of the famous Russians, dinner.

Day 7

Breakfast. Trip to Pushkin, for the tour of the Catherine’s Palace, home to the famous Amber Room. The palace and surrounding park are among the best masterpieces of the Russian landscape design and architecture. Lunch with folklore performance and fourchette. Dinner in a city restaurant.

Day 8

Breakfast, tour of the Peter & Paul Fortress, where the tourists can see the tombs of most of the Russian emperors of the Romanov dinasty. Check-out, transfer to the airport, departure.


The price of the tour is quoted by request